A tax credit for childless workers. A focus on early education. More taxes for the wealthy. Closing tax breaks enjoyed by the oil and gas industry. Those are some of the more high profile items in President Obama's budget for 2015. Here are some other components of the President's budget that are interesting, impactful or just random.
Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Tom Cotton feel the U.S. response to the Ukrainian crisis should be "bigger than our partisan divides" and that Congress should support sanctions, implement a trade embargo, consider restricting imports of Russian natural gas and cut off Russian banks.
Even though he can't set foot in the United States for fear of arrest, fugitive National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined the speakers' roster at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival.